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Contact 247 Squadron

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TA Centre
Old Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
Lancashire
OL6 7SF

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Parade Nights

Monday & Wednesday
7pm until 9.30pm

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247 (Ashton-u-Lyne) Squadron
Air Training Corps

Parade Times

Monday & Wednesday

7pm until 9.30pm


Joining The Air Cadets

Why Join the ATC?

The ATC has something for everyone! At 247 (Ashton-u-Lyne) Squadron we have staff training and qualified in areas as diverse as RAF aircraft maintenance, expedition trained, first aid, drill and ceremonial - right through to Skill At Arms and rifle shooting instructors.

There really is something for everyone in the ATC. We play sports from local, all the way through to national level!

The ATC is a great environment for making new friends, joining in with lots of activities and even gaining qualifications!.

Who Can Join?

The ATC is open to both males and females, from the start of Year 8 onwards, and you can stay as late as 20, however you will have to join before you are 17 years 6 months. What are you waiting for?

To Join, contact the squadron on the Contact Us link above to arrange a visit.

Air Cadet Training Syllabus

1st Class Cadet

  • Squadron Induction Training
  • 1st Class Training Subjects
  • Air Rifle & No .22 Rifle Training
  • Sports
  • Fieldcraft
  • Basic Swimming Proficiency
  • HeartStart First Aid Course
  • Training Weekends Away

Leading Cadet

  • Gliding & Flying
  • BTEC Award in Aviation Studies
  • L98-A2 Rifle Training
  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze
  • Deployed Exercises
  • Intermediate Swimming Proficiency
  • Youth First Aid Certificate
  • Annual Camps & RAF Station Visits

Senior & Master Cadet

  • RAF Flying Scholarships
  • BTEC Certificate in Aviation Studies
  • Marksmanship Awards
  • Duke of Edinburgh Silver & Gold
  • Advanced Fieldcraft
  • Advanced Swimming Proficiency
  • Activity First Aid Certificate
  • Overseas Camps and Air Cadet Exchange

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